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COVID rent arrears and part 36 offers

03 Dec 2021
In the latest judgment in the long-running London Trocadero (2015) LLP v Picture House Cinemas Ltd litigation over COVID rent arrears, the Court has dealt with various issues arising out of the landlord's part 36 offer made to the tenant and its guarantor before proceedings were issued.

MMC can be scalable and profitable whilst delivering social value

01 Dec 2021
Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is badged as the sector's opportunity to cultivate a more sustainable future - both financially, with faster capital release and the driving down of costs, and environmentally, supporting the race to carbon-free living. However, significant barriers to creating viable, scalable, and tangible growth projects still remain.

WBD advises Shell on Aberdeen office relocation

29 Nov 2021
Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has advised longstanding client Shell on the relocation of its HQ into Aberdeen city centre. The move is set to support the business as it continues its renewable energy transition. Shell, who had been based at the Tullos building since 1973, will move its 1,000 strong workforce to the Silver Fin building on Union Street, at the heart of Aberdeen city centre.

End of coal still out of sight despite “crucial” COP26 pledges

25 Nov 2021
The end of coal power generation is still a long way off despite landmark pledges made at COP26, a leading law firm has said. Experts at transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson have said that although the agreements made at this year’s UN Climate Change Conference represent an accelerated shift towards global sustainability, the phasing out of coal has some way to go.